How do we use cookies?

Cookies are small text files saved to your website browser which help us identify who you are. esure use cookies for a variety of reasons with the essential cookies required to drive the purchase process. Cookies are also used to optimise the look and feel of the site providing feedback on site usage.

We use session, persistent and third-party cookies on our websites. Session cookies exist for the duration of a visit and are erased when you close the web browser. Persistent cookies are stored until they expire, which can range from several minutes to many years. Third-party cookies are provided by our trusted partners and can be either session or persistent.

Please see below a list of cookies which are used on our websites and our partner sites. These are the only cookies that will be dropped by esure when you visit our site.

 

Essential Home & Motor Insurance Cookies

The following essential cookies sit on our Home and Motor Insurance pages. These cookies enable you to get a quote and buy a policy.

Cookie: JSESSIONID
Provider: esure.com
Purpose: Used as a reference and to allow users to get a quote and buy a policy

Cookie: Mysheet 
Provider: esure.com
Purpose: This cookie remembers how customers choose to view our website.

 

Essential Travel Insurance Cookies

The following essential cookies sit on our Travel Insurance pages. These cookies enable you to get a quote and buy a policy.

Cookies: Unique Number, esureTravel Insurance
Provider: www.firstassistinsurance.com
Purpose: Used as a reference and to allow users to get a quote and buy a policy.

 

Essential Pet Insurance Cookies

The following essential cookies sit on our Pet Insurance pages. These cookies enable you to get a quote and buy a policy.

Cookies: Unique Number, esurePet Insurance
Provider: www.quote-process.co.uk
Purpose: Used as a reference and to allow users to get a quote and buy a policy

Cookie: Mysheet 
Provider: esure.com
Purpose: This cookie remembers how customers choose to view our website.

 

General Cookies

The following cookies sit on our Home, Motor, Pet and Travel pages.

Cookies: BCSI-CS, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, reg_ext_ref, datr 
Provider: Facebook.com
Purpose: Cookies are used to show you adverts that may be relevant to you, and to track your behaviour on our site. They are placed by esure on certain pages of our site. Please be aware that these third party cookies are the property of Facebook.com not esure. If you would like more information about these cookies or to understand how to opt out please follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies  

Cookies: Unique Number, Redeye, NetOutcome
Provider: Redeye
Purpose: Redeye provides anonymised statistical information for esure, tracking visitor site usage on the esure website. esure uses this information to optimise the website and improve it’s services. How to reject or delete these cookies: http://www.redeye.com/about-us/cookie-policy/

Cookies: __utmc, __utma, __utmb, __utmz, __utmz
Provider: Google Analytics
Purpose: esure uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the site. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. esure use this Google tool to optimise the site and improve the service. How to reject or delete this cookie: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Cookies: Unique ref, test_)cookie, id 
Provider: DoubleClick
Purpose: The DoubleClick floodlight cookies track anonymised conversion data and also carry additional publisher cookies when required. The DoubleClick id cookie is only set if a user does not have a pre-existing DoubleClick cookie, upon the first ad request, the user is served a test cookie to determine if his/her browser is accepting cookies. If so, upon the second ad request, the user is served the DoubleClick cookie.

For more information about how to opt out of these cookies please follow this link: https://www.google.com/ads/preferences

Cookies: s_cc, s_nr, s_sq, s_ppv, s_ev3, s_fid, s_vi
Provider: Adobe
Purpose: esure uses SiteCatalyst, a web analytics service provided by Adobe. Adobe sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of the site. Adobe stores the information collected by the cookie in servers in the United Kingdom. esure use this Adobe tool to optimise the site and improve the service. For more information about how to opt out of these cookies please follow this link:
http://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/analytics.html

Cookies: dtCookie, dtPC, dtLatC
Provider: DynaTrace
Purpose: esure use DynaTrace UEM to monitor user interaction and website performance. This information is used to improve our websites. For more information on these cookies and how to opt out please follow this link: http://www.compuware.com/en_us/about/privacy.html

Cookies: optimizelyEndUserId, optimizelyBuckets, OptimizelyPendingLogEvents, optimizelySegments
Provider: Optimizely
Purpose: esure use Optimizely cookies to enhance customer experience on our websites. By monitoring performance we are able to improve our services. For more information on these cookies and how to opt out please follow this link: https://www.optimizely.com/opt_out

Fraud Prevention
As a security measure to protect against fraud and abuse, our website uses persistent third party cookies written with Flash technology (including, without limitation, to help ensure that your account security is not compromised and to identify irregularities in behaviour). You can manage Flash cookies on a per-site basis using the Settings Manager for Adobe Flash Player. Although we don't recommend taking such action, this tool enables you to disable the use of Flash cookies or limit activity to specific domains. You can access the tool by right-clicking on any Flash content displayed on your browser and selecting "Settings" or "Global Settings" from the drop-down menu. In the event that your transaction is declined because of suspected device misuse, you will be provided with contact details to obtain further information.